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. >>> as d.c. tries and fails to implement the medical marijuana law that passed back in 2010 the washington guardian sent us videotape of president obama calling for decriminalization eight years ago. his posture as president has been far different from his posture as a candidate in 2004. as gary nurenberg looked into the story he found d.c. may soup be facing some unintended marijuana consequences from its own law. >> reporter: for more than two years d.c. has been trying to get its bureaucracy ready to handle the new medical marijuana law and it is not ready yet. as d.c. was doing that a president who smoked a lot of dope when he was a kid has led an administration recently cracking down on other cities offering medical marijuana to sick patients whose doctors have prescribed it. the washington guardian posted the video. >> and i think that we need to rethink and de criminalize our marijuana laws, and i'm not somebody -- but i'm not somebody who believes in legalization. >> reporter: that was then. >> from november 20101st 1 through today -- from november 2011 through today there have bee
news now. >>> no one saw this one coming, and tonight washington is trying to figure it out. legendary four star general david patraeus has admitted to an extramarital affair and has resigned as director of the cia. the fbi had begun an investigation of the affair. >> patraeus calmed his unbehavior unacceptable for a cia director and he quit this afternoon. gary nurenberg is here on with what this all means. >> reporter: anita used the word legendary. patraeus wrote the book on how the cia conducted campaign. he changsd the wars in iraq and -- changed the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >> he was revered. >> he's described by many as the most influential and the most important general of his generation. >> reporter: that was his legacy until friday when it was revealed the fbi had begun an investigation of e-mails he exchanged with 39-year-old journalist paula broadwell, the author of a book about him. patraeus called his behavior unacceptable and said after being married for 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. president obama accepted the --
. the washington post reports senior law enforcement officials say the investigation was triggered when a woman with whom he was having an affair sent threatening e-mails to another woman close to him. the recipient of those e-mails went to the fbi for protection and help in tracking down the sender of those e-mails. that person turned out to be paula broadwell according to the post. the identity of the woman who received those e-mails was not discharged and her relationship to petraeus is unknown. broadwell is unavailable for comments since his sudden resignation of cia director this week. the former cia director had this reaction. >> i don't think it affects the institution. obviously it will have an emotional affect, but in terms of the agency doing its job, no, not at all. with regard to general petraeus's career, history many judge that and history will judge his tremendous contribution to american security over his entire career. >> the broadwell is married and has two children. >>> tomorrow is veteran's day. the nation will because to honor all those who served. the holiday and ceremonie
are left remembering another young life tragically cut short on the streets of washington. >> he was a good kid. he was a good kid. this is a terrible loss, this is a senseless act of violence. >> of course the grieving process has just begun for loved ones but they do say they're planning a memorial and it's pending the next couple days. ken molestina, 9 news. >> according to his friends he was planning on attending college some time next year. like every weekend scores of young people are out on the town. metro is often the preferred way to get around at night and early morning. metro riders now reacting to that fatal stabbing. >> i ride the metro all the time and i have never had any problems but it does cause me some concern. >> nothings worth stabbing somebody over. call the police. give them a report of what happened. it's the best alternative. >> people don't think when these things happen, but hopefully, people will become conscience of that and just not take those risks. >> i feel safe on the metro all the time. never really have problems with people attacking you or this stuff hap
possible by worldwide pants, inc., and the cbs television network.] >>> new tonight on 9news and washington guardian probe has uncovered $6 billion in what could be tax dollars gone to waste. >> investigative reporter says some of it is already six-feet under, literally. >> reporter: until now, official estimates on waste within the stimulus program had been put on by about $11 million. but that's nothing compared to the questionable spending we'd found. to get it you would have to multiply that number by about 600 times. just to get on the same spread sheet buried in department after department and underground. it's possible that you might find some of the people under these historic headstones, that they got some of the dollars after they were buried. our probe found a report of v.a. checks being paid out using social security numbers of dead americans. the unknown dead monument has a definitive link to the spending too. we are tracking the money sent to maintain this century-old maryland monument and others across the country paid out as a part of the 2009 economic stimulus package. but
ugngowhee. veouauedod? >>> okay, the election is done, the president is back in washington. yep, he was reelect. but unless you live in a cave you already know that. what you may not be focused on is what's coming up. >> do the words sequestration and fiscal cliff scare you? they ought to. unless somebody fixes this your wallet is going to get slammed and people we know are going to lose their jobs. it is going to cost you real money. gary nurenberg is here. >> the phrase "ugly truth" may as well have been invented for this one. politicians don't want to do straight talk about this kind of certain pain so they put it off until after the election. well, it's after the election, and there is a costly mess ahead. congress couldn't get a deal to cut the deficit so it delayed the fight until now. going off the fiscal cliff means crashing into your home. >> if we go over the fiscal cliff, we will increase taxes by $500 billion through 2013. that's an average tax increase of $3500 for every household in america. >> then there is is he qes straichghts months and months ago congress said we
spoke to the idf reservist in washington, d.c. and whose trip may be cut short if contentions continue to escalation. >> this is gaza and as you can see we actually bombed inside there also. and these are parts of israel. >> reporter: he's suppose to be vacationing with friends here in the nation's capital. but instead in the past couple of days, the 23-year-old has been glued to the news of the deadly missile strikes in his home country of israel. >> and they have just asked to bring in 75,000 troops. >> reporter: he's one of them. just two months removed from the active duty. his name is on the idf reservist list. and he is expecting that he will be calling back home, put on the front line in any minute. >> if i do i'll be there because it's a private thing to fight for our country and for our home. >> reporter: the israeli air force has delivered deadly air strikes in response to the missiles being shot at them. they control the gaza strip. it was the israeli air strike that killed their leader on wednesday. and now as the fighting continues between the two israeli militaries, prepa
in washington state where bails is in custody. after tomorrow's closing arguments, the military will decide whether to move forward with a full-blown court- martial, a conviction could lead to the death penalty. >>> we've been trying to keep you up-to-date about the fiscal cliff, where taxes go up and spending goes down in a combination which virtuallyguarantees a recession. >> what is the congress and the president did agree on a plan to avoid the cliff and that recession, could that make things worse? gary nurenberg, what did you find? >> reporter: derek, keep in mind that the whole idea was to pay down the deficit to begin getting the country out of its $14 trillion debt. if we go over the fiscal cliff, that means the government gets $600 billion to apply to debt reduction. $500 billion more in taxes. $100 billion in spending cuts. the combination that guarantees that recession. you hear the phrase kicking the can down the road, dealing with it later. if we do that, what about the debt? >> our current national debt is $14 trillion, and it's projected, if we keep going on our current tra
sitting behind bars in a washington, d.c. jail. he and his teen girlfriend are accused of shooting a cab driver to death there on november 7th. the cab was set on fire wi the driver's body inside. >> this is just shocking. i would never have even thought anything like this. >> reporter: a neighbor to the mebane's family knows shell and says she's shocked to hear the 17-year-old suspect lived next door to her. police found evidence in the home that linked the teen to the crimes. both the murder investigations and their details are separate from one another. the only common denominator is the suspect, joshua mebane. now the main question everyone is asking is still a mystery. what would possess the security to allegedly kill twice? >> at this point, that's what we're looking into. but we haven't got to that point yet. >> reporter: back out live here. we want to be absolutely clear here, mebane is being charged in both of these murders. his teen girlfriend only being charged in the murder of the cab driver in the district. earlier tonight we tried to reach out to the only survivor of these
reporting, no surprise with obama leading. also take a look at the presidential numbers from washington, d.c. 48% of the precincts reporting, look at this. overwhelming, 92% for barack obama to 7% for mitt romney. again, no surprise. 40 minutes ago, a winner was declared in the u.s. senate race in virginia. democrat tim kane, as we told you, state republican george allen. we heard some of george allen's concession speech. kane will replace democrat webb who is retiring. democrat john delaney beat out republican incumbent roscoe bartlett this evening. >> the polls closed hours ago. some folks, believe it or not, are still out there in the cold waiting to vote. ken molestina at potomac middle school in virginia. how long is the line now, kenny? >> reporter: well, i have to report, derek, it wrapped up just moments ago. the last vote was cast shortly after 10:50. what a long night it was tonight for everyone involved. this was an unprecedented turnout, and it was testament of americans who truly want to come out and support the selection. like a never-ending string of spaghetti lining the in
. >>> well, last night we told you about a hearing today for a washington pain doctor fighting for his right to prescribe the drugs right here in dc. well, things took an interesting turn there tonight when a judge threw out the testimony of one witness. gary nurenberg was there and he was here now with the storely. >> reporter: the government witness testified that his investigators had secretly videotaped one of the patients of dr. allen salarian. the problem is, the government didn't turn the tape over to the defense. the witness's testimony was thrown out. the day began with a silent vigil held by supporters in tribute to the three patients who have committed suicide since the dc government stopped him from writing prescriptions in april. >> this is in memory of the people who died unnecessarily. >> reporter: the hearing before the district board of medicine adjourned wednesday night shortly after it was revealed the government had withheld from the defense secretly recorded videotape and photographs of a patient. >> i have been doing this 27 years, so i'm not the guy you want to ask abo
, you are about to get your man. the washington post reporting that davey johnson is close to inking a deal that would bring him back. mike rizzo is saying official word could come any time soon. more good news, three nats win the silver slugger award. adam laroche, 33 boppers. ian desmond with a monster this year despite missing 32 games. and how about stephen strasburg? he hit .277. most doubles by a pitcher. the nats the only team with three selectees. >>> 20,000 voters this week. highlights tomorrow at 11:00. >>> finally this is cool. you gotta meet this girl here. that is sam gore don, nine years old from salt lake city. she's an internet sensation after her pop put this stuff on the internet. she's nine. she plays with the boys. she's rushed for 2,000 yards and 35 touchdowns. >> she's fast. >> yeah! hey, anita, you know what, you can't touch her. 35 touchdowns. the and she leads the team in tackles, too. >> her dad said when she was little, they would play rough with her, and she would get right back up. >> cute girl. we'll be right back. >>> that's 9 news for tonight. it's fr
. in the washington area, the average price is a bit higher at $3.75. diesel fuel dipped 7 cents. memphis tennessee the lowest, the price of gas there, $3.11. the highest price, that's in san francisco, $4.05 a gallon j. a tanker fully loaded with gasoline crashed and exploded on a highway near seattle killing the driver. 9,000 gallons of gas caught fire. no word on would caused the truck and trailer to leave the freeway and roll over. two cars were also involved in that accident. >>> just ahead on 9news now, the new york marathon canceled because of sandy but thousands of runners were on the streets anyway. >> just like everybody else you see out here, we all got together, and we were going to run. we were here, because new york city has been here for us. >> we're going to tell you why the runners decided to race despite the canceled marathon. >>> and it's going to feel a lot like winter tonight. erica has details. stay with us. >>> some 40,000 people were expected to run the new york city marathon but the event was canceled in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. today thousands of runners volunteer
a washington attorney in crisis management team. also new tonight, lawmakers will hold hearings to determine why congress was not kept more fully informed about that fbi investigation. matt jablow picks up the story from here. >> reporter: david petraeus is a great leader, a great patriot. >> reporter: leaders of both parties had great praise on this veteran's day for one of the country's most decorated veterans, former cia director and retired army general okay david petraeus. his accomplishments notwithstanding, most lawmakers agree that petraeus simply had to go after the fbi uncovered an affair he was having with paula broadwell, a 40-year-old west point graduate who wrote a biography of petraeus that was published early this year. >> i can't believe it, but that's what it is. >> reporter: today we learned that the fbi discovered petraeus' affair with broadwell while investigating claims by another woman, jill kelley, that broadwell was sending kelley threatening e-mails. kelley was a social liason in florida, and has declined to talk publicly about the scandal except to say she and her
to the so-called redskins rule, if washington loses its last home game before the election, the incumbent will also lose that election. it's been accurate every time since 1940 except once. that would be the last time in 2004 when the redskins lost a game, but president george w. bush still won re-election anyhow. in virginia, the polls are open tomorrow from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in maryland and d.c. it's 7:0 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and you can learn more about all the local candidates and the ballot questions at wusa9.com. just click on campaign 2012 and be sure to join tomorrow night. we'll have complete election coverage for you of all the races all day. anita? >> while we don't have to worry about bad weather here, tomorrow we know it plays a part in voter turnout. here's topper with a look at what voters in the battleground states can expect and the nor'easter we're tracking for wednesday. tough. >> we'll start with the battleground states. good news, the weather will cooperate across the 48 contiguous states anyway. we'll start out west, nevada and colorado. gorgeous sunshine. 70s, low
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